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Employment Coach (Ref: BR109)


Location : Bristol
Closing date : 14/12/2017
Salary : £20,622 per annum
Employment type : Fixed Term

Employment Coach (Ref: BR109)

Fixed term contract until 13th October 2018

37.5 hours per week

£20,622 per annum

Based: Across Bristol

 

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who are dedicated to the principles of social inclusion, and supporting adults with mental health needs. MHM are working in partnership with the Richmond Fellowship providing employment support across Bristol.  MHM and the Richmond Fellowship are two of 18 organisations who come under the banner of Bristol Mental Health.  The post involves supporting people accessing primary and secondary care provision to either retaining their job by liaising with employers or assisting people in finding and keeping paid work. You will source referrals from a variety of service providers, and promote the service across Bristol.  

 

Working as part of a team, you will work closely with mental health professionals, partners and other agencies.  You will have experience of working within employment and knowledge of employment rights and job retention is key. You will demonstrate an ability to manage a caseload and prioritise clients support needs.  You will have an understanding of the principles of the Equalities Act 2010 and how it relates to Employment Rights.

 

You will be educated to a minimum ‘A’ Level Standard (NVQ Level 3 or equivalent), have awareness of/and or experience of working with people who have experienced mental health issues, particularly in accessing employment and will have the demonstrated skills and ability to help others identify and overcome barriers. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate a proactive and highly motivated attitude. This post will operate throughout the Bristol area.

 

For an informal discussion, please contact Dave Nichols on 07912581960

In return, MHM offers excellent training and development opportunities, flexible working (where appropriate),child care voucher scheme, 25 days annual leave per annum/pro rata, plus statutory holidays and a 5% contributory pension scheme.

Closing date: 14th December 2017

Interview date: 20th December 2017

The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment

Please note that due to the sensitive nature of the duties, an enhanced DBS will be sought in event of a successful application.

All disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview.

MHM is striving to become an Equal Opportunities Employer.  

 

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